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Converting Between Fractions and Decimals  - 7.2 - Lesson 13

Converting Between Fractions and Decimals - 7.2 - Lesson 13

Author: Todd Parks

Lesson 13

Student Outcomes

  • Students understand that the context of a real-life situation often determines whether a rational numbershould be represented as a fraction or decimal.
  •  Students understand that decimals specify points on the number line by repeatedly subdividing intervals intotenths (deci- means one-tenth).
  • Students convert positive decimals to fractions and fractions to decimals when the denominator is a product ofonly factors of 2 and/or 5.

Lesson 14

Student Outcomes

  • Students understand that every rational number can be converted to a decimal.
  • Students represent fractions as decimal numbers that either terminate in zeros or repeat, and studentsrepresent repeating decimals using, a bar over the shortest sequence of repeating digits.
  • Students interpret word problems and convert between fraction and decimal forms of rational numbers.
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IXL - Seventh Grade - H.2 Convert Between Decimals and Fractions or Mixed Numbers


Click on the IXL link to practice converting fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers from one to another.

An example of the IXL target is below.



Fractions are Decimals, Decimals are Fractions


Printable Blank Student Copy of Lesson 13

Below is a printable student copy of the common core's lesson 13.


Instructions for Lesson 13


Printable Blank Student Copy of Lesson 14


Instructions for Lesson 14